Mandingha Kosso Etoka-Beka
Mandingha has been a science enthusiast since her childhood and is from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. She opted to do Biology in first and second cycle at University of Abderrahmane Mira, in Algeria where she obtained a State Engineer diploma specialty in Biological Engineering.
With a desire to acquire further university education and conduct scientific research, she enrolled in Marien NGOUABI University to pursue a PhD in Molecular Biology and Applied Immunology on her return to her native Country. Her thesis work is on malaria in children carrying the sickle cell trait in a laboratory. Mandingha hopes to join the faculty at her University where she already intervenes as a temporary teacher, at the end of her doctorate degree.